A North Texas chocolate factory has been working hard to make sure Valentine’s Day is a sweet one for everyone.
Sweet Shop USA in Mount Pleasant is the largest handmade chocolate manufacturer in the United States. The family-owned business was founded 50 years in Fort Worth but moved just outside of the Metroplex when a tornado damaged their old facility many years ago.
Every year, the factory begins Valentine’s Day production around Christmas in order to make enough chocolates for sweethearts across the country.
“It’s one of our favorite times of the year. I mean, there’s nothing any more sweet than being able to share the love for chocolate,” said Angela Moss, VP of sales for Sweet Shop USA. “Our chocolate, our truffles are all hand-decorated and hand-dipped so it requires a lot of labor but that’s why they’re so special and they’re so beautiful.”
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